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The long(er)-term impacts of Chile Solidario on human capital and labour income

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  • Miguel Niño-Zarazúa
  • Guido Neidhöfer

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This paper examines Chile Solidario, a social protection programme that provides poor households in Chile with preferential access to a conditional cash transfer programme designed to facilitate investments in children's health and education. We assess the programme's longer-term impact on educational attainment and labour income at ages 25-28. Overall, Chile Solidario has a positive and long-lasting effect, albeit with significant impact heterogeneity.

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  • Miguel Niño-Zarazúa & Guido Neidhöfer, 2017. "The long(er)-term impacts of Chile Solidario on human capital and labour income," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2017-201, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
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